Now that the dust has settled on the Festival, I have time to recognize the great work and long service of fine work of Anne Layng. Anne is the winner of our 2016 Brian Ebright Memorial Award. Fulton Bank sponsors the award.
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Hang around at the Arts Festival’s Silent Auction barn in front of Panera Bread long enough, and you’ll surely see volunteer Anne Layng. She’ll be the one with flowers in her hair, flashing a bright smile to all who pass by and stop to browse and bid.
“It’s such a neat surprise when you see people you haven’t seen all year long,” says Anne, who has volunteered with the Silent Auction for the past six or seven years.… Read the rest
Anni Matsick, the chair of the Arts Festival Jury and Rules Committee and designer of the Children & Youth Sidewalk Sale t-shirt, was among the winners at the Schlow Centre Region Library’s first juried art show.
Anni’s watercolor, Manhattan Studio, won 2nd prize at the show.… Read the rest
Festival regulars have no doubt seen the East Highlands Trash Crew working the streets of State College on the Thursday of the Arts Festival – from 3:00 to -9:00 pm. They are a spirited bunch – an “ad hoc neighborhood group,” says member (and Arts Festival Board Vice President) Bill Ryan.”
Formed in 2002, members are residents of the fraternity district east of Garner Avenue in downtown State College.… Read the rest
It’s a fact: The Arts Festival relies on the hundreds of volunteers that make it possible to produce “Happy Valley’s annual miracle.”
Those volunteers come in all shapes and sizes – from the Boy Scout Troops who are part of the Trash Crew to the individuals who help out in the Festival office each year.… Read the rest
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